In 1955, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation was formed as an independent non-profit organization. It receives no government funds and operates from donations that are tax deductible to the donor. The NMSC has annual competitions by way of the National
If you feel overwhelmed by your freshman year in college away from home, you are not alone! The first semester away from home is a difficult time for about every college student–you’re not just learning college curriculum, you are also
You’ve waited so long for this day–your son or daughter is proudly off at college! In many ways, it is culture shock when a child leaves home for college and parents left behind may react in a variety of ways.
Write important dates down so you do not miss any deadlines
Meet with your guidance counselor to go over college plans and make sure your classes meet the standards of your college goals
Sign up for the ACT
It is in the junior year of high school that you’ll make critical decisions that could have a major impact on the next five years of your life (and beyond!) as you start narrowing down lists of colleges and career